Monday 25th September 2017
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Wednesday links

  • These British sci-fi magazine covers from the 50s are rather beautiful in their way.
  • The creators of This is Spinal Tap have never been paid. This is criminal. (Bloomberg Business Week)
  • Here’s a very clever piece by Sloane Crosley about traveling with a boyfriend with whom she was in a doomed relationship. (NY Times)
  • 12 female authors talk about The Handmaid’s Tale.
  • I loved this: 16 women on the thing they had to have¬†as teenagers. (The Cut)

 

Posted on April 26th, 2017 6 Comments

6 Responses

  1. Dana D says:

    My beautiful 1986 1st edition book-of-the-month club edition of The Handmaid’s Tale is sitting right next to me.

    Those beautiful young authors and their words about it make me want to read it again, 31 years after I first read it, sort of.

    (my favorite sign from marching with both the women and scientists–I can’t believe we still have to protest this shit…)

  2. CS says:

    Irony of ironies: Handmaiden TV showrunner/ creator is male. Show is good — but men get 80% of TV showrunner jobs. And there is no shortage of female talent out here.

    The more things change…

  3. Mae says:

    In the 70’s, I had to have Faded Glory jeans. All is well when you’re seventeen wearing size 7 jeans. Oh, the days.

    Sigh.

  4. Viajera says:

    Spinal Tap!! I don’t think I’ve ever laughed harder.

  5. S. says:

    Dittos and Vans (two-tone) were all the rage in my So Cal middle school. The Vans I got, and that was cool. But I never did have a pair of Dittos and oh, that hurt.